Matthew Bonn

    Matthew is an International Board member with International Network of Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users, and a knowledge translator for the Dr. Peters Centre. He was previously the program manager with the Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs. His freelance writing has appeared in publications including The Conversation, CATIE, Doctors Nova Scotia, Policy Options and The Coast. Matthew was also on the 64th Canadian delegation to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. He is a current drug user and a formerly incarcerated person.

    Europe Faces Potential Transformation of Its Drug Supply

    In North America, fentanyl and other potent synthetic drugs in the supply have been ...

    Protonitazepyne and Medetomidine? More Unfamiliar Drugs in Our Supply

    North America’s unregulated drug supply has grown ever more unpredictable, which often means deadly. ...

    “Another Dimension”—OD Deaths Fall Sharply in Areas Close to SCS

    Safe consumption sites don’t just protect people from fatal overdose within their walls, suggests ...

    My Benzo Withdrawals Induced Delirium, I’ve Come to Understand

    I’ve always enjoyed using benzodiazepines. These depressants—the best known are pharmaceutical brands like Xanax, ...

    Why Does BC’s Decriminalization Exclude Benzodiazepines?

    The overdose crisis in British Columbia has killed more than 10,000 people since 2016, ...